And well he might be; for so diligently did he labor, that, in a few years, his pockets, his money- bags, and his strong box were overflowing
with pine-tree shillings.
The heart of the good old chief was overflowing
with good will at thus being surrounded by his new and old friends, and he talked with more spirit and vivacity than ever.
Scarce a week passes that I am not in her hands; and it is when her present happiness seems to be overflowing
, that she is most fond of recalling the painful hours she experienced in making me what I am.
A GREEN valley with a brook running through it, full almost to overflowing
with the late rains, overhung by low stooping willows.
Warmed by the sight of such a friend to her son, and regulated by the wish of appearing to advantage before him, she was overflowing
with gratitude--artless, maternal gratitude-- which could not be unpleasing.
De Griers was simply overflowing
with smiles and compliments, and a number of fine ladies were staring at the Grandmother as though she had been something curious.
You are too reasonable, monsieur, not to comprehend that our city is small, that the court is about to invade it, that the houses will be overflowing
with inhabitants, and that lodgings will consequently obtain considerable prices.
This is furnished by numerous salt springs of limpid water, which are continually welling up, overflowing
their borders, and forming beautiful crystallizations.
A second turn brought us into a square, brilliantly lighted, and overflowing
And when I bade the dream Upon thy spirit flee, Thy violet eyes to me Upturned, did overflowing
seem With the deep, untold delight Of Love's serenity; Thy classic brow, like lilies white And pale as the Imperial Night Upon her throne, with stars bedight, Enthralled my soul to thee!
The carter was forced at last to leave his cart behind him, and to go home overflowing
with rage and vexation.
of what good now are thy chateaux overflowing
with sumptuous furniture, forests overflowing
with game, lakes overflowing
with fish, cellars overflowing
The mover and seconder of the first Resolution (not having so much as the ghost of an idea to trouble either of them), poured out language in flowing and overflowing
streams, like water from a perpetual spring.
Last Christmas I was a bride, with a heart overflowing
with present bliss, and full of ardent hopes for the future, though not unmingled with foreboding fears.
I'll build myself a beautiful palace, with a thousand stables filled with a thousand wooden horses to play with, a cellar overflowing
with lemonade and ice cream soda, and a library of candies and fruits, cakes and cookies.